National Anthem

Associated Press
August 08, 2018 - 8:56 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jim Brown has spent much of his post-NFL career fighting for social justice and change. However, the Hall of Fame running back would never kneel during the national anthem. The 82-year-old Brown, who championed civil rights during his playing career and became an activist in...
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AP
July 19, 2018 - 4:25 pm
(AP/KNX 1070) -- After announcing Thursday that Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem could face suspended for up to four games under a team policy, the NFL is taking a step back. The league has put its official policy concerning the behavior "on-hold" for the...
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AP
June 04, 2018 - 4:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday due to the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. Trump says in a statement that some members of the Super Bowl championship team "...
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CBS News
May 23, 2018 - 12:13 pm
(CBSNews/KNX1070) - NFL owners have approved a new policy aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests. It permits players to stay in the locker room during the "The Star-Spangled Banner" but requires them to stand -- and not kneel -- if they're on the field. Kneeling became a...
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USA Today
March 06, 2018 - 11:07 am
(CBS News) - Dolphins owner Stephen Ross created a bit of a firestorm Monday by talking about Dolphins players' plans for the 2018 season regarding the national anthem, saying that "all of our players will be standing" in a quote from the Daily News. On Tuesday, Ross took issue with the way his...
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